The first table below looks at the demand for the Development Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Consultant
Rank 566 553 557
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 24 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.039% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.042% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
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£390 £563 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £431 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 21 £390 -30.66% 3
London +4 10 £470 -23.26% 2
South East -7 5 £443 +2.60%
City of London - 4 £470 - 2
North West -7 2 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £225 - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 - 1
Kent - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Essex - - - -

Development Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Saba
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
4 3 (9.38%) jQuery
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.25%) MBA
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) CMS
5 2 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) XHTML
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Apache
5 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL

Development Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Documentum
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Portal
3 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.13%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.13%) SAP PP
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) JasperReports
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) GDB
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) JDeveloper
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (6.25%) XHTML
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) CSS3
2 2 (6.25%) Java EE
2 2 (6.25%) WebCenter
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) Lucene
3 1 (3.13%) JSF
3 1 (3.13%) SAP BSP
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) Google Maps API
3 1 (3.13%) JavaBeans
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
1 1 (3.13%) Social Media
1 1 (3.13%) FMCG
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Solaris
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Web Development
1 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.25%) Service Management
2 2 (6.25%) Change Management
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) OO
2 2 (6.25%) ERP
2 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.13%) TDD
3 1 (3.13%) Content Management
3 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.13%) Web Design
3 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Web Analytics
3 1 (3.13%) Business Development
3 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.13%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Time Management
3 1 (3.13%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) ABAP
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) MBA
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Saba
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) FatWire
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Interwoven
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